MsScribe's Journey:

Survivor: Breast Cancer

Patient Info: Finished active treatment less than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: almost 8 years ago, Female, Age: 59, Stage IV, ER Positive: Yes

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    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    almost 5 years ago
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    Cancer is back/Recurred

    Oh No

    I had a lumpectomy at 28

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    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    almost 5 years ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had reconstruction at the same time

    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    almost 5 years ago
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    Tamoxifen

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    had to stop after 2 months - the side effects outweighed the benefits

    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    almost 5 years ago
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    Body part/function

    Loss

    I am small framed and i now have extensive scaring. I had to chance the way i dressed and it has affected my self confidence.

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